Living with the dragon : how the American public views the rise of China / Benjamin I. Page, Tao Xie ; [foreword by Andrew J. Nathan].
By: Page, Benjamin I.
Contributor(s): Xie, Tao.Material type: TextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Contemporary Asia in the world: Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2010Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 212 pages) : illustrations.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780231525497; 0231525494.Subject(s): Public opinion -- United StatesAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Living with the dragon.DDC classification: 327.51073 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 165-180) and index.
The United States and China -- The economic dragon -- The rise of China as a world power -- Democracy and human rights -- Friends or foes? -- The future of U.S.-China relations.
Print version record.
It is widely believed that most Americans not only distrust but also despise China. Considering the country's violent political history, unprecedented economic rise, and growing military capabilities, China has become America's strongest market competitor and arguably the most challenging global threat to the United States. Nevertheless, a full consideration of American opinion proves the opposite to be true. Carefully analyzing all available polls and surveys, Benjamin I. Page and Tao Xie find most Americans favor peaceful engagement with China. The public view has been surprisi.